Hacksaw Ridge (2016) [Film Review]

Hacksaw Ridge (2016) [Film Review]

Hacksaw Ridge, directed by Mel Gibson, may very well be one of the most astounding modern war films to be released. Myself, personally, am not usually a huge fan of war films, but Hacksaw Ridge sure made its mark on me. The story is loosely based on real-life war hero, Desmond T. Doss, who was a conscientious objector [...]

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Tallulah (2016) [Film Review]

Tallulah (2016) [Film Review]

Tallulah, first premiered at Sundance Film Festival before making it's release on Netflix in January 2016. Tallulah is a cosy and compelling story of motherhood, morality and personal growth, as written and directed by Sian Heder. The film is centred around a young, homeless drifter who unintentionally kidnaps a baby from a neglectful Beverley Hills housewife after seeking out [...]

The Best Music Videos of 2016 [Article Review]

The Best Music Videos of 2016 [Article Review]

Recently Pitchfork released an article to sum up the top 25 music videos to come out of 2016. An interesting and diverse list, it has given me the incentive to view some of these videos and review them for myself. Bear in mind that I do not have any background knowledge of many of these songs or artists [...]

The Orphan (2009) [Review]

The Orphan (2009) [Review]

I was flicking through Netflix in desperate attempt to find something to watch and The Orphan came up multiple times - recommended for you, trending now, because you watched... - and so I thought it was the Netflix gods telling me to watch this film. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, who also directed films House of Wax (2005), Non-Stop (2014) and The Shallows (2016), [...]

Nerve (2016) [Review]

Nerve (2016) [Review]

After much anticipation, I finally got around to watching Nerve, directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman. After what I expected would be a cheesy 'action' with not-much-action, I was quite pleasantly surprised. Emma Roberts and Dave Franco worked well together in this film, which entered into the 'dark web', the other 90% of the [...]